|NASA Connect - VT - Parallax - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists determined the distance between the earth and the sun. The video also explores the geometric technique called parallax.
Keywords: NASA Connect; Parallax; Astronomical Unit; Earth; Sun; Kepler; Ratio; Baseline Unit; Geometric Technique; Scale; Right Angle; Triangulation; Vertex Angle
|NASA SCI Files - Parallax Activity - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Sci Files segment involving students in an activity to learn how to measure distances in space by using parallax.
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Space; Distances; Parallax; Experiment; Student Activity; Optics; Protractor; Vertex; Angle; Data
|NASA Connect - Crash - ALDF Testing - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Connect segment explaining NASA Langley's Aircraft Landing Dynamics Facility, or ALDF. The video explores how scientists are using math and technology to test tires, wheels, and brakes.
Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Ratios; Graphing; ALDF; Tires; Wheels; Brakes; Testing; Research; Visual Method; Solution; Hydroplaning; Crosswind; Yaw Angle; NASA Dryden; Convair 990; Surface Type; Wet Friction; Tire Wear
|NASA Connect - The Venus Transit - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists determined the distance between the earth and the sun. The video also explores the geometric technique called parallax. NASA Connect segment involving students in a classroom activity that uses graphing, measurement, and ratios to construct a scaled model of the Solar System. NASA Connect segment exploring what it means to scale and why scientists use scale models and drawings...
Keywords: NASA Connect; Parallax; Astronomical Unit; Earth; Sun; Kepler; Ratio; Baseline Unit; Geometric Technique; Scale; Right Angle; Triangulation; Vertex Angle; Graphing; Measurement; Student Activity; Solar System; Scale Models; Scale Drawings; Centimeter; Kilometer; Distance; Miles; Inches; Meters; Height; Width; Measurement Unit; Baseline; Voyager One Spacecraft; Universe; Venus Transit; Solar Eclipse; Radar; International Network of Amateur Astronomers; Planets; Stars; Transits
|NASA SCI Files - Launch Catapult - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how the on-board steam-powered launch catapult provides the force necessary to give a plane the speed and lift it needs to take off from the flight deck runway of the USS Theodore Roosevelt.
Keywords: USS Theodore Roosevelt; Aircraft Carrier; John Olivera; Cylinder; Piston; Shuttle; Flight Deck; Thrust; Steam; Nuclear Reactor; Power Plant; Runway; F-14; Dr. D; Force; Direct Variation; Roll; Dihedral Angle
|NASA Connect - Measurement, Ratios, and Graphing: 3,2,1 Crash - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Connect Video containing five segments as described below. NASA Connect segment exploring how NASA scientests use measurement, ratios, and graphing to help test aircraft at the Impact Dynamics Research Facility. NASA Connect segment involving students in a web-based activity called Edutour sponsored by Nauticus. The edutour is a digital tour of the NASA Langley Aircraft Landing Dynamics Facility...
Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Ratios; Graphing; Impact Dynamics Research Facility; Technology; Crash Tests; Area; Crashworthiness; Digital Data Collection System; Vertical Test; Acceleration; G Force; Milliseconds; Human Vertical Tolerance; Edutour; Digital Tour; NASA Langley; Aircraft Landing Dynamics Facility; Nauticus; Web Activity; Propulsion Activity; Test Carriage; Track; Arrestment System; Force; ALDF; Tires; Wheels; Brakes; Testing; Research; Visual Method; Solution; Hydroplaning; Crosswind; Yaw Angle; NASA Dryden; Convair 990; Surface Type; Wet Friction; Tire Wear; Student Activity; Effervescent Non-combustible Dragster; Dragster; Propulsion Device; Test Track; Effervescent; Fuel; Simulation; Bar Graph; Line Graph; Scatter Plot; Lunar Landing Research Facility; Gantry; National Aeronautics Space Administration; Grid; Aeronautics
|NASA SCI Files - The Case of the Galactic Vacation - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Sci Files video containing the following eleven segments. NASA Sci Files segment exploring the Arecibo Observatory, what it does, and where it is located. NASA Sci Files segment explaining the different forces of motion including weightlessness, free fall, acceleration, and inertia and how they relate to space travel. NASA Sci Files segment exploring the future of space travel including people vacationing, working, and living in space...
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Arecibo Observatory; Telescope; Radio Telescope; Radio Waves; Signals; Universe; Pulsar; Quasar; Reflector; Receiver; Electrical Signal; Control Room; Scientists; Equator; Wavelength; Optical; Atmosphere; Solar System; Galaxy; Extraterrestrial Intelligence; Artificial Signal; Forces of Motion; Free Fall; Weightlessness; Inertia; Acceleration; Parabola; Accelerometer; Space Travel; Roller Coaster; Navigation and Vehicle Health Monitoring System; Modified Bathrooms; Gravity; Zero Gravity; Exercise Equipment; Kitchen; Starship 2040; Orbit; International Space Station; Living Environment; Earth; Commander; Mars; Tourist Attraction; Canyon; Crater; Solar System; Planet; Water; Liquid; Frozen; Seasons; Axis; Polar Ice Caps; Atmosphere; Gas; Carbon Dioxide; Oxygen; Nitrogen; Hydrogen; Temperature; Space Suit; Common Denomenator; Meteors; Astroids; Water; Earth; Moon; Moon Phases; Illuminations; Revolve; New Moon; Full Moon; First Quarter; Third Quarter; Sun; Lunar Phases; Axis; Apollo; Tides; Beach; Gravitational Pull; Oceans; Century; Space; Distances; Parallax; Experiment; Student Activity; Optics; Protractor; Vertex; Angle; Data; Propulsion System; Space Radiation; Bone Mass; Chemical Rockets; Spaceship; Gases; Plasma; Magnetic Field; Exhaust; Energy; Heat; Electricity; Nuclear Power; Fusion; Thermonuclear Reaction; Technology; Arecibo Telescope; Solar System; Extra-solar Planets; Stars; Planets; Lightyears; Reflecting Telescope; Light; Dim; Betelgeuse; Giant Star; Life; Colors; Red; Blue; Temperature; Yellow; Dwarf Star; Sun; Habitable Zone; Ultraviolet Radiation; Puerto Rico; Galaxy; Orion Nebula; Hydrogen Gas; Whirlpool Galaxy; Extreme Environment; Boiling Temperature; Air Pressure; Celcius; Oxygen; Gravitational Force; Jupiter; Kilometers; Inner Planets; Mercury; Venus; Lava Flows; Helium; Saturn; Uranus; Neptune; Pluto; Astronomer; Proxima Centauri